That's the same with my 55 1st. It was originally 6 volt and I converted
it, to 12 volt, when we installed the 265 small block.
'55 1st 5-window 3100
----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve Parham" <email@example.com>
Sent: Thursday, May 18, 2000 6:23 AM
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] 6 volt TF GMC
> I am restoring a 1955 GMC TF and in my search for
> it seems the 6 cyls were 6 volt and the v8s were
> I bought a reproduction of the sales brochure for my
> 1955 First Series - just for a little fun reading.
> Part of the brochure talked about the new 12 volt
> system. But, the owners manual that came with the
> truck talks about a 6 volt system. My truck is
> 12 volt now, but I'm pretty sure it was 6 volt
> originally. I was wondering why there was a
> discrepancy between the brochure and the owners
> manual - I guess it may be a similar issue.
> Apparently, there were some AD trucks (i.e. some of
> the 1955 1st) with a 12 volt system.
> _____|L\___ Steve Parham
> (_,._____,._) 55 3100 1st
> ---`'-----`'-- Knoxville, TN
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